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Facts and figures

  • Size:
    193 square kilometers
  • Climate:
    Tropical 82°F (28°C) average temperatures
  • Time zone:
    Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
  • Population:
    Approximately 100 thousand
  • GDP:
    Approximately US$ 2.3 billion
  • Government type:
    Parliamentary democracy
  • Language:
    Dutch (official), Papiamento (a Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English dialect), English (business language, widely spoken) and Spanish
  • Currency:
    Aruban florins (AWG). The Aruban florin is pegged to the United States dollar (1$=1.79 AWG) and dollars are widely accepted as a method of payment
  • Legal system:
    Based on Dutch civil law system, with some English common law influence